Jill Nelson

Jill is a correspondent for WORLD. She is a graduate of World Journalism Institute and the University of Texas at Austin. Jill lives in Orange County, Calif., with her husband, two sons, and three daughters. Follow her on Twitter @WorldNels.

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Loving their enemies

Religion | A Christian ministry working with Israeli doctors treats nearby Muslim children and adults one heart at a time
by Jill Nelson
Posted 9/26/11, 02:42 am

Hezhan is a shy but determined young man from Kurdistan in northern Iraq. For as long as he can remember, his daily life has been limited by a heart condition that kept him from attending school and engaging in most physical activity.

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CAIR's cops

| The FBI won't work with a controversial Islamic group, but the LAPD is fostering close ties
by Jill Nelson
Posted 8/15/11, 10:15 am

The FBI severed ties with the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) several years ago, citing connections to terrorist groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood. The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department is charting a decidedly different course-embracing and commending CAIR-and several Christian leaders in southern California are blowing the whistle.

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Drawing lines

Middle East | President Obama's Middle East comments add to the difficulties in bringing Palestinians and Israelis to the negotiating table
by Jill Nelson
Posted 6/03/11, 05:33 am

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict has always been an explosive topic. Now President Barack Obama has added more gunpowder to the cannon.

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